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Gold gar necklace, garpike, or alligator gar fishing necklace, gold and diamond fisherman's charm pendant, made to order. © Adrian Ashley

Gold gar necklace, garpike, or alligator gar fishing necklace, gold and diamond fisherman's charm pendant, made to order. © Adrian Ashley

Regular price $584.00 USD
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This piece will be hand made to order. Please allow up to 21 days for it to be completed.

This single-sided gar, garpike, or alligator gar pendant is made from 9ct gold that has been given a high-carat gold coating. It has been set with a brilliant cut diamond for its eye.

There are seven species of gar (also called garfish or garpike), from the modestly sized spotted gar to the truly enormous alligator gar. The largest ever officially recorded was 8 ft 5 1⁄4 in (2.572 m) long, weighed 327 lb (148 kg). All gars are voracious and efficient predators, catching their prey with long jaws and needle-like teeth. They probably get their name from the Anglo-Saxon word for spear; due to their hard, diamond-shaped scales. Looking at a gar is a bit like looking into the distant past. Largely unchanged since the time of the dinosaurs, they are often called living fossils.
Today gars are primarily found in North America, but their range used to be much more extensive, with fossils being found in Europe, Africa, South Asia, and South America.

This piece of jewellery has been cast in gold from a mould taken from a hand-carved model. It has a Hallmark from the Assay office to prove that it is real gold and a genuine diamond for its eye. It is supplied in its own gift box with a waxed cotton cord to wear it on.

Please allow up to 30 days for a solid gold piece to be made for you.

This piece can also be made for you in either 18ct yellow, white or red gold, 22ct gold or platinum. Please contact me for a quotation: adrianashleyjewellery@gmail.com

Wearing a piece of Adrian Ashley’s jewellery identifies you as someone who can appreciate handmade goods and fine craftmanship.

I do my best to insure all the raw materials I use have been sourced responsibly and I always price my work honestly. All pieces are handmade in a small workshop in the English countryside and shipped to collectors across the world.

Please read my shop policies before ordering.

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UK orders will be delivered by a trackable Royal Mail service.

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Alternatively, international customers can choose to have smaller orders sent using The Royal Mail and their local postal service partners.

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